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Friday, February 22, 2008 - Rockhound State Park, Deming NM

Barrel cactus fruit, Rockhound State Park, Deming NM, February 22, 2008
Barrel cactus fruit, Rockhound State Park, Deming NM, February 22, 2008

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Site 28 - Rockhound State Park, Deming NM

From Knowledge to Wisdom

Wisdom is a product of a process. This process begins with information, proceeds through knowledge, and through what a less gifted poet, Edgar Guest, called "a heap of living," ends in wisdom.

... Wisdom, when it comes, usually arrives late in life. I've known some people who were wise in their early thirties and others who died old without a clue. Most philosophers were of the mind that a person should be at least forty years of age to have enough learning experiences. Now it seems that it is much too young. The step from knowledge to wisdom is the longest one in a person's life.

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